Browsing all posts from June, 2010.

Reaching The Unreached

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

Brother Kipton, 77 years old Englishman, is not just other foreigner who comes in India to see the varieties in poverty and work in any random NGO for a couple of months to help the deprived. He found his own organization called Reaching the Unreached (RTU) in Tamilnadu, and it’s now been over 5 long […]

A half blind visionary

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

Somewhere in his seventies, with just one eye for vision and broken knees, Jagdish dada has still not lost his spirit to live and serve. At nineteen years of age on 15th of August 1953, he left home, leaving his urban ‘civilized’ life behind to ‘do something worthwhile’. He became part of a Gandhian school […]

An evening school, that brings the dawn

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

At 9pm, when any normal man; tired of the whole day’s work lies down on a couch and switch on to another reality show on TV, Vipul Thaker, a simple man from some corner of Gujarat, hurries down to a small hut in the slum surrounding his housing society. Here, a bunch of Rabari (a […]

2 T-spoon sugar, a little chai-ki-patti and a fistful of inspiration

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

Helping your own self in such an amazing way, so that you become an example for the rest of the world, is also an unusual way to serve the society. When we are busy crying about our troubles and inefficiency of the government, ordinary people like Laxman Rao, work out extraordinary way to happiness. A […]

16-year old headmaster

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

A case similar to Young student-teacher Bharti Kumari is of Bihar is of Babar Ali’s. He is a class XI student in Murshidabad, West Bengal, but apart from that, this youngster, whose family works its blood and sweat out to manage extra Rs.1800 a year to send him to school regularly, is also putting efforts […]

The life-guard of other kind

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

In his daily life, Dinesh Goswami is just another daily wage earner in Junagadh district of Saurashtra in Gujarat. But when a whale shark gets accidentally caught in nets of fishermen on the rough and changing sea off the coast of Saurashtra, he rushes to their rescue every time he is called. Goswami now runs […]

A devoted life

June 30th, 2010 | No Comments

Inspired by an NGO, Jayati Chakraborty shocked her family and friends when she left her set life and job to stay back in some unheard place called Purulia, along the Bengal-Jharkhand border. However nothing stopped her. After coming her, she tried to better the lives here by introducing them to innovations in farming. But then […]

The snake-rehabilitator of Latur

June 29th, 2010 | No Comments

Pranil Nagure, 27, had always been affectionate towards animals but it was until the celebration of Ganesh-chaturthy in his home town Latur, when he found a cause in this affection. A snake was found in the house. Having the basic knowledge about catching snakes, he caught it. But as an amateur, his grip became so […]

The ‘Real’ Millionaire!

June 29th, 2010 | No Comments

Long before the world suddenly woke up against the burning issue of Global warming and slogans like ‘each one, tree one’ came in fashion, Gopal kaka somehow knew the utmost importance of trees for the environment and human kind. That’s why planting and nurturing trees was something he added in his way of life before […]

The Shoe Santa!

June 24th, 2010 | No Comments

Nandan Pandya never leaves home without at least three pairs of chappals in his haversack. The 23-year-old engineering student from K J Somaiya College of Engineering and Technology hands them out to slum kids and street dwellers he meets as he goes about his day. Handing out footwear may seem odd, but Nandan says it’s […]

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